Semmes A Great Place to Live!
Beginning as a small rural community with families homesteading as early as 1839, Semmes continues to grow. The City of Semmes was established May 2, 2011 and is a unique and wonderful family orientated friendly place to live with a variety of amenities, services and great schools. It is has become a bed and breakfast city and still maintains its small town rural flavor even though it is taking on a more metropolitan atmosphere.
Semmes unique location makes it the Regional Center of Western Mobile County which is growing at a fast pace. The Semmes Mobile County Regional Public Library in 2016 recorded 73,299 patron visits. ALDOT recorded in 2016 and indicated that 31,798 vehicles crossed Schillinger at Moffett Road every day,(four lanes are being completed which connect to I-10 and new US98) and according to a survey in 2017 by Alabama Power there are 48,006 people living within a five mile radius of the intersection of Moffett Road and Schillinger Road near the heart of Semmes.